“Defrauding” or How Men Can Keep Women From Stumbling!

by Hopewell - crossposted from her blog Hopewell Takes On LIFE! sourceThanks to TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" America has discovered Bill Gothard's idea of  "defrauding" or making men "stumble." How does this happen? If you watch the show you know it's because someone forgot to call out the code word "Nike" to warn the men and boys to avert their eyes. Without the warning they could see a women immodestly dressed and be led to think unholy or impure thoughts--hence they will "stumble" in their walk with God and be "defrauded." … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Creationism

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From the Doonesbury cartoon strip by Gary Trudeau.Selling Creationism. … [Read more...]

Laughter Is Good Medicine: Dogma

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Do you get door to door proselytizers for every religion imaginable?I do, one day last week I had Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventists, Mormons and the local very strict version of the IFB, ladies clad in very long skirts with … [Read more...]

Laughter Is Good Medicine: The Oatmeal & Youth Camp

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by CaluluSo, it's a Monday, the Monday after the time change Spring Forward. I need a laugh, and I imagine other folks do too.Have you ever seen the funny that is TheOatmeal.com yet? He has has some very funny things to say about religion and how weird it can be … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Every Sperm is Sacred

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With so many Quiverfull leaders, conservative law makers, Evangelicals and others wanting to redefine rape, conception parameters, tiny babies in the uterus from birth control and controlling every single aspect of reproductive … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Stop Hitting Yourself

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         From marriedtothesea.com Comments open below NLQ Recommended Reading ...'Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment' by Janet Heimlich‘Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland‘Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce <A HREF="http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Ffamiliesthatflou%2F8010%2F3a66ffe9-ddd0-4d6b-8d9b-5eebb6c82db3&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A> … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: Pat Robertson’s Romantic Advice

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In response to Pat Robertson's advice that women are responsible for their husbands losing interesting in them Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report had these words to say... … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull Special Edition: Who is Supposed to do the Housework??

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QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: The “Learning” Channel?

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"White Trash" isn't a moniker that we use here but it is interesting that The Learning Channel seems determined to feature shows with a freak show element involving mostly Caucasians making fools of themselves. They might … [Read more...]

Laughter is Good Medicine: New Year’s Resolutions & the Six Craziest Beliefs

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How are you and your family planning on spending tonight? Watching the ball drop on Times Square or some other way? Making any resolutions this year?As I think about things I need to personally change in the coming year I think about the most insane beliefs … [Read more...]


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